JNF UK works to advance all aspects of life in Israel’s underdeveloped south. From improving education and welfare to boosting employment and healthcare, JNF UK aims to draw new life to the Negev and improve the lives of those who call the region home.

With help from our supporters, we have dramatically enhanced the lives of countless people in the region, and continue to work tirelessly to transform the lives of many more.

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Supporting Vulnerable Holocaust Survivors

Together with our partner The Foundation for the Benefit of Holocaust Victims in Israel, we ensuring thousands of survivors know they are not alone, and that none go without essential needs. Read More

Restoring Bomb Shelters in the North – Saving Lives

TENS OF THOUSANDS OF RESIDENTS IN THE NORTH OF ISRAEL LACK ACCESS TO COMMUNAL SHELTERS - THEY NEED YOUR HELP TODAY! Together with one of our partner organisations, Osim Shchuna, JNF UK has initiated Operation Ir Miklat (City of Refuge) to clear, clean and fix bomb shelters in apartment buildings, in Israel’s northern towns. Read More

Israel Under Attack

We are devastated by the tragic events unfolding in Israel, and our thoughts and prayers are with all the people in Israel. The crisis has left numerous lives shattered, homes destroyed, and communities in turmoil. For over 15 years, JNF UK has been the main UK Israel Charity working tirelessly to develop the Negev, building and strengthening the new and existing communities there, so that they can grow and thrive. Read More

Green Sunday 2023- Empowering Change campaign

JNF UK and Osim Shchuna (Building Neighbourhoods) are working in some of Israel’s most neglected neighbourhoods, nurturing and empowering youth to become local leaders and agents of change, promoting a spirit of volunteering and residential responsibility, building community commitment and strength. That is why this Green Sunday we are asking for your support to continue our work within these neighbourhoods; building community hubs that bring people together, establish Night Watch programmes that help keep neighbourhoods safe and reduce crime, renovate bomb shelters that provide a safe haven, and inspire the youth to become the change they wish to see in their community. Read More

Rosh Hashanah 2022 – Building Hope Campaign

JNF UK, together with Tenufa Bakehila (Building Hope) help to carry out essential repairs and upgrades to the homes of the desperate and poor. And in doing so we are changing their lives. Our funding and commitment ensures these life-changing projects continue to help the poor and improve life in Israel's peripheries so no one is left behind.

You will be making an immediate impact and concrete difference to achieve long-term change, increasing self worth and independence. Change Lives. Make a Difference. Please support our Rosh Hashanah 2022 Appeal.

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Rosh Hashanah Appeal 2021

This Rosh Hashanah JNF UK is raising funds for a vital and ambitious project: helping to build a brand new, rocket-proof high school in Sderot. Please support our appeal to ensure the children get the safe education they deserve.  Read More


The coronavirus has had a devastating impact on Israel’s most vulnerable citizens, especially in the underdeveloped peripheries. Too many are trapped in dilapidated homes, struggling with health problems, or unable to even feed themselves and their families. Read More

Project: Connected

Israel is home to the world’s largest Holocaust survivor community. Still scarred by the horrors they experienced over 70 years ago, sadly many now face financial hardship and extreme solitude. Through Project Connected, JNF UK is working hard to tackle the problem of loneliness by bringing teenagers and survivors together... Read More


Like so many charities, SAHI started with a vision by a single person - Oded Weiss. In 1999, he came up with the idea of recruiting young local volunteers to collect and then distribute food to those who needed it. A core principle was that donations should be made anonymously... Read More

Yad Tamar

In 2009, the Yad Tamar organisation was established, Tamar’s vision was to assist cancer patients and their families by strengthening and reinforcing their emotional and economic status. Over the years professionals and volunteers have dedicated their time to be a support unit for those suffering with this illness. Read More